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Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes

Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns, and profiles on people.

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shayes@stalbert.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Scott

St. Albert woman undergoes preventive surgery to reduce cancer risk

St. Albert woman undergoes preventive surgery to reduce cancer risk

A Northern Alberta woman shares her experience with major surgery to prevent breast and ovarian cancer. Every woman who goes through this journey will experience it differently, have a different outlook, and be affected emotionally in a different way,” said Samantha Montgomery after having a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy.
Rare spinal cyst causes 'lightning bolts' of pain

Rare spinal cyst causes 'lightning bolts' of pain

A Northern Alberta woman has to travel to Cypres to undergo a risky surgery performed by an American doctor for an extremely rare diagnosis.
STARS podcast can be listened to on Apple Podcasts, Google, Amazon, and Spotify

STARS podcast can be listened to on Apple Podcasts, Google, Amazon, and Spotify

Mission Ready is a podcast that takes listeners deep inside some of STARS's most harrowing and fascinating missions.
Canadian Indigenous delegation heading to the Vatican

Canadian Indigenous delegation heading to the Vatican

An Alberta Métis man who is part of a 30 member delegation representing Canada’s Indigenous community said he is hopeful ahead of a visit to the Vatican to meet with the Pope next week.
Wallpaper is not the same as it ever was

Wallpaper is not the same as it ever was

Wallpaper never really left the scene, but new materials and patterns have given many a new interest in the classic wallcovering.
Alberta first responder and mother of five keeps it real on new podcast

Alberta first responder and mother of five keeps it real on new podcast

First responder and mother of five Sammy Eh's podcast focusses on mental health, which which she says helps her cope with her own PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
Fraggle Rock fits like a glove for Alberta puppeteer

Fraggle Rock fits like a glove for Alberta puppeteer

Brendan James Boyd is living every Muppet-lovin' man's dream. He spent five months last year as a puppeteer filming the revival of Fraggle Rock, and its first season was just released at the end of January.
St. Albert husband, father dies of COVID-19; leaves young family reeling

St. Albert husband, father dies of COVID-19; leaves young family reeling

Rob Surkovic lost his fight against COVID-19 on New Year's Day.
Dating in a pandemic: mask on for first kiss?

Dating in a pandemic: mask on for first kiss?

Dating during the current pandemic wasn't all thrills for Shandrie Lewis. Though she has since established a relationship with a new boyfriend, those months on the dating scene were not fun, what with the protocols for washing hands, wearing masks, and of course the unfathomable strangeness of the Internet.
Alberta ref Lacey Senuk heading to Beijing Olympics

Alberta ref Lacey Senuk heading to Beijing Olympics

The St. Albert ice officiator will demonstrate her unflappable but fair demeanor as one of the refs for hockey when the Winter Olympics start on Feb. 4.